The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland must take the well-being of under 18-year-olds into account in all their decision-making, and assessment of the impact of decisions has become a standard part of its decision-making process. In the last election, two representatives under 30 were selected in the church synod.
Youth representatives, together with representatives from the member states, reflected on seven recommendations on the field of youth participation in democratic life.
Youth representatives, together with representatives from member states reflected on two fundamental dimensions of youth policies: the access to rights as well the autonomy for young people.
Jäsennelty vuoropuhelu tarkoittaa nuorten ja päättäjien välistä keskustelua jostakin tietystä aiheesta. Sen avulla halutaan ottaa nuoret huomioon ja mukaan EU:n nuorisopolitiikasta päätettäessä.
Through joint workshop sessions, young people, youth representatives and policy-makers from the 28 Member States came up with a list of 21 Recommendations regarding social inclusion and youth entrepreneurship, based around seven themes.
From 9 to 12 March 2014 the EU Youth Conference and the meeting of the Directors General for Youth Affairs will bring together around 250 participants to discuss youth policy priorities focused on social inclusion of young people.
Structured Dialogue is a discussion between young people and policy makers about certain themes, to make sure the opinion of young people is taken into account in defining the EU’s youth policies.